1952 TOPPS Baseball Cards
Events for 1952 Topps Stars Occurring on This Day:
* Indicates players, teams or others that were not included in the original 1952 Topps baseball card set.
Sonny Senerchia* was born on this day in 1931
1) Pitcher Lew Burdette* was signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees on this date in 1947.
2) In 1953 on this date, the St.Louis Browns selected outfielder Jim Fridley off waivers from
the Cleveland Indians.
3) Pitcher Al Brazle was released by the Chicago White Sox on this date in 1955.
4) In 1962 on this date, the New York Mets released infielder Ted Lepcio.
5) On this date in 1970, SF Giants centerfielder Willie Mays, a month shy of his 40th birthday, hit a home run
in a 4-0 Opening Day Giants win over the San Diego Padres. Mays would go on to hit homers in each of the
Giants first four games of the season, a major league record.
Al Evans died on this date in 1979 Ken Johnson* died on this date in 2004